Travel Blogs from Palermo, Italy

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Palermo, Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo, Sicily

A travel blog entry by eliandvicky

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... the bus to Monreale to see what the guidebook describes as one of the worlds most outstanding remaining Norman structure aka the cathedral of Palermo. Monreale is a really old town on the top of a hill. At the bottom of the hill taxi drivers were offering ...

PALERMO-3 VIDEOS, Palermo, Italy travel blog

PALERMO-3 VIDEOS

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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It is the 18th of September, schools have already started, but I have the tickets I bought 5 months ago for Palermo. (Luckily, I have given the lessons, so I leave my students behind telling them to enjoy a long weekend...and we fly from Athens to Milan. ...

Down South, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Down South

A travel blog entry by jcastellan

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This morning after eating our provided breakfast on the terrace, Jess, Andy and I headed out into the warm Sicilian sun to see the city. We were hoping that it would look much better than it did to us last night when we arrived. It did. It no ...

Dinner with friends, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Dinner with friends

A travel blog entry by rbartorillo

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 About once a month Stefano and Nellie get together with 4 other couples and have a dinner party.  They get together with their kids and catch up what has been happening in each others lives.  This has been going on for just over ten ...

Off in a light rain to the west past ..., Palermo, Italy travel blog

Off in a light rain to the west past ...

A travel blog entry by eurocarpenters

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... and most of the drivers allowed plenty of room for movement and we all drove at moderate speeds (100 km/ph (60mph)). Coming through Palermo we hit a serious traffic jam where an overpass is being built, but with lots of give and take we all got through in ...

More Pictures, Palermo, Italy travel blog

More Pictures

A travel blog entry by walrathsneurope

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just wanted to add more ...

Finally...a sandy beach :), Palermo, Italy travel blog

Finally...a sandy beach :)

A travel blog entry by walrathsneurope

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... , i laid out in the sun for a few hours...very enjoyable, and not once did i hear English.  It seems that here in Palermo, there are very few American tourists.  I have only run into like 2 peeps from England, it seems that most people here are ...

Arriving in Palermo Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Arriving in Palermo Sicily

A travel blog entry by rbartorillo

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Palermo Thursday October 5th 2006 Arrived in Palermo around 6:30 or 7am. But we had to wait until 8am to disembark. We hopped off the SNAV and started walking (in the wrong direction) after a few minutes we realized we needed to turn around. No problem ...

Fever and despair in Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Fever and despair in Palermo

A travel blog entry by ilari

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20-21022011  Palermo. Sicilia. Italy Monrealesta paluun jälkeen oli hyvä ottaa muutama välipäivä vielä Palermossa ennen eteenpäin siirtymistä. Kuumehoureilua ja hallitsematonta tärinää tarjonneet päivät hyväksikäytettiin mm. ...

Naples to Palermo, Sicilyf, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Naples to Palermo, Sicilyf

A travel blog entry by walrathsneurope

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so after two days of travel i arrived in sicily.  i took a cruise ship from naples to palermo last night...we left naples at 8 and arrived in palermo around 6 this morning.  it took some doing to find the correct port where the ship sailed from, ...

La Palermitana Cannoli, Palermo, Italy travel blog

La Palermitana Cannoli

A travel blog entry by ilari

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22 - 270111  Palermo. Sicily. Italy Neljän tunnin junamatkan jälkeen saavuttiin sateiseen Palermoon (Matkan aikana konduktööri mätkäisi satasen sakot paikalliselle nuorelle parille leimaamattomalla lipulla matkaamisesta ja tämän jälkeen ...

Palermo and Monreale, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo and Monreale

A travel blog entry by lizallen

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An early start for the daytrip by coach to Palermo and Monreale. We travelled by different routes there and back to give us a good idea of the scenery of ...

What goes around.., Palermo, Italy travel blog

What goes around..

A travel blog entry by ilari

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1602-18022011  Palermo. Sicilia. Italy Kolmas kerta toden sanoo? Jätettiin Messinan tylsähkö sadesumuisuus taakse ja palattiin junalla takaisin sivistyksen pariin. Junamatkalla Syksy pääsi tutustumaan vanhaan tunisialaiseen herrasmieheen joka ...

Back and fourth, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Back and fourth

A travel blog entry by ilari

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... ja rinkat omatoimisesti tavaratilaan ja sitten edessä oli tunnin kestänyt hurjastelu kapeita vuoristoteitä pitkin.. Maisemista 10/10. "Whoever goes to Palermo and doesn't see Monreale, goes there a jackass and returns a fool." Sicilian Proverb -I- ...

Palermo!, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo!

A travel blog entry by rhillaryj

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... are: Carol, Steph, Bernie, then Becky. In my own defense, I've never played Yahtzee before. Anywho... Arrival in Palermo. We finally have all realized that we are defiantly not cruising in the Caribbean today! We were originally going to venture out ...

Palermo Pasqua, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo Pasqua

A travel blog entry by shiandgabe

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... to visit Duomo at Monreale. After spending one too many stops in touristy towns, we really enjoyed the unique rhythm of Palermo. A large city with a diverse population that acknowledges tourist but doesn't pander to them. Our arrival on Good Friday was ...

Mafia country, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Mafia country

A travel blog entry by jambo

... I felt a little guilty, said to myself "hey, you're still on holiday, bucko" and decided to have a wee walk around. Palermo is actually a fairly interesting city, having spent periods in the middle ages as one of Europe's (and therefore the world's) ...

North by North-West (or thru the heart of Sicily), Palermo, Italy travel blog

North by North-West (or thru the heart of Sicily)

A travel blog entry by everardt

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... into it now but Sicily has a very messy history in this regard and I will write about it later. I commence my final leg to Palermo and have a beautiful ride through the mountains in the dusk to Palermo. I ride over a pass and start my descent. Palermo is ...

Palermo Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo Sicily

A travel blog entry by lecklund

... Christmases ahead of me with it so I keep that in mind!  Anyway I had a pretty bad train from Napoli to Palermo on InterCity Trenitalia. Apparently they are notorious for bad toilets and the reputation certainly holds. Anyway it was an 9 hour trip ...

41 Days later, Palermo, Italy travel blog

41 Days later

A travel blog entry by ilari

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2502-01032011  Palermo. Sicilia. Italy. Sicilia lunasti kaikki odotukset! Nyt 41 vuorokautta Cataniaan sapumisen jälkeen on kuitenkin aika jättää hyvästit. Tätä kirjoittaessa on vielä epävarmaa kuinka pääsemme lähtemään mutta lähdön ...

Sicily, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Sicily

A travel blog entry by msu

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... and don't bother you while you are shopping. I also found out that they don't bargain AT ALL, when everyone else in Italy bargains. This lead to an embarassing exchange when I wanted some sunglasses, was told they were five and I offered three for it, ...

Traveling & Arriving in Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Traveling & Arriving in Palermo

A travel blog entry by brooklyn85

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... at the airport around 7 but not allowed to check bags until 8..), I waited in line to board the plane heading towards Palermo. Instead of getting straight onto a plane like expected, we were hurtled into buses and taken to the plane temporarily residing ...

Italian and Arabic blend, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Italian and Arabic blend

A travel blog entry by bradentaylor84

... and then around the coast of Sicily to Palermo.  we stayed at a cute Bed and Breakfast. Thursday we spent the day exploring Palermo.  in Sicily, a lot of the doors are huge, like 15 feet tall, so within the big doors are smaller doors that i ...

Getting to know the city, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Getting to know the city

A travel blog entry by maarjaz

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Palermo at daylight - beautiful. Slept good, even thought the apartment was a bit chilly for us peeps from cold estonia. But all in all having our own room and bathroom was far better than a few degrees more warmth :D And lets not forget freshly made ...

Agrigento to Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Agrigento to Palermo

A travel blog entry by cwbluey

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We left Agrigento at 8.30am this morning heading to Palermo. We arrived at the Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa about 11.00am. It is a beautiful hotel and the ensuite is huge. We then had free time so after a walk we had lunch at the Tourist Cafe. The food was ...

Stereotypical Italy (finally), Palermo, Italy travel blog

Stereotypical Italy (finally)

A travel blog entry by azmarine

... we stop and get Wende a pastry. I am so sick of pastries! I'll wait. Next to Internet (naturally) and then lunch. Palermo seems so-so. it reminds me of the Italian stereotype out of any place so far. Especially in the farmers markets. there is ...

Palermo, Sicily...LP got it wrong, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Palermo, Sicily...LP got it wrong

A travel blog entry by gsturm

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Greetings from Palermo, Sicily. We arrived in Palermo Thursday afternoon after we both crashed out on the flight from Rome (9 hour time change is catching up).  We awoke from our snooze by the bumpy ride and landing very close to the water, like when ...

Agrigento - Palermo, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Agrigento - Palermo

A travel blog entry by jpsdrivesfast

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I got up at 4am cuz Shiny called me and told me that her battery died. I told her to call AAA. I went back to bed and got up at 7:45am. I had breakfast at 8:00am....a coffee and a crosiant. I slowing got ready (i wrote more post cards) and left the ...

Our last Panini, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Our last Panini

A travel blog entry by thomasgillam

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... fabulous. If you are ever in Palermo, check out Spannato near the Theater in town center! After savoring the culinary art of this Palermo institution, I did manage to take a few stills of the owner and his shop.  We headed to the airport as we are ...

Wandering the streets of Palermo!, Palermo, Italy travel blog

Wandering the streets of Palermo!

A travel blog entry by brooklyn85

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Today I had absolutely no plan. It was wonderful. :)   I got up leisurely and made my way down stairs for some wonderfully filling breakfast. I had a map of the city and one of the workers circled a bunch of areas I could go see. I had no desire to ...

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